Everything starts with code quality

Everything starts with code quality

Having high-quality products with great customer experience combined with products being launched on time and within budget might seem like an impossible equation. But it doesn’t have to be. All this can be achieved through clear focus on code quality, because everything starts at the source: the code.

At IAR Systems, we care about code. We've been dealing with how to ensure code quality since the start of the company. During the rest of 2020, we will explore this even further together with you and guide through the different aspects of it. Start your learning journey here and now!

Fast functional safety certification for your project

Getting your application functional safety-certified is just a fact of life in many industries such as automotive, avionics, medical, and industrial controls. Going through all the processes and testing necessary to complete the functional safety checklist has traditionally been a very difficult process, but there are ways to fast-track your certification.

While there are many tweaks you can do to your development processes to speed your certification, everything starts with code quality. But how can you ensure code quality? Fortunately, there are some easy ways to almost instantly upgrade your code quality game with as little pain as possible.

Fast functional safety certification for your project

This video provides a quick overview of how a focus on code quality will help to speed the path to functional safety certification.

Technical articles during 2020

April: Tora Fridholm introduced you to how Everything starts with code quality. Read article

Now: Shawn Prestridge shares his thoughts on Fast functional safety certification for your project.

Upcoming articles

June: Shawn Prestridge will guide you to why code quality matters for security in With you all the way: From higher code quality to total security.

July: Anders Holmberg will share his ideas on efficiency in Back to the roots – tracing and debugging as a way to increase efficiency.

August: Shawn Prestridge will guide you in code quality through Move fast and break things? Not so fast in embedded.

September: Rafael Taubinger will share his tips and tricks for Safety coding techniques for your application.

October: Shawn Prestridge will cover how you can achieve The straight-and-easy path to security in your application.

November: Clive Watts will share his thoughts on How to cover the best security practices by design.

December: Anders Holmberg will guide you in how Everything ends with code quality.


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